JP5121705B2 - System and method for storing application state using mobile communication terminal - Google Patents

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JP5121705B2
JP5121705B2 JP2008516756A JP2008516756A JP5121705B2 JP 5121705 B2 JP5121705 B2 JP 5121705B2 JP 2008516756 A JP2008516756 A JP 2008516756A JP 2008516756 A JP2008516756 A JP 2008516756A JP 5121705 B2 JP5121705 B2 JP 5121705B2
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  In the present invention, when an application is executed using a mobile communication terminal, the parameter of the application and the state of the application are stored in a shortcut, and when the same application is executed in the future, the application is not passed through the previous stage. More particularly, the present invention relates to a system and a method for storing an application state, which is loaded when an application is executed, and more particularly, to a mobile communication terminal equipped with a mode state storage unit. When a user executes an application, a specific state setting is generated as a single string value by a processor unit inside the mobile communication terminal, transferred to the mode state storage unit, and processed by the key input unit of the mobile communication terminal. Requesting a specific string value through the The present invention relates to a method and system for storing an application state using a mobile communication terminal that stores a state of an application by transferring a string value desired by a user of the mobile communication terminal from a state storage unit.

  As electronic and communication technologies have developed dramatically, our lives have changed in many places. Household appliances that occupy a part of our lives have traditionally had only passive functions, but recent household appliances have increased automatic functions, helped by the development of home automation, and from the outdoors to indoors. Can operate household appliances.

  Looking at the mobile communication terminals that are most commonly used in daily life, we have traditionally focused on voice-centric calls, but the development of wireless communication services via the Wireless Communication Network The voice communication service is complemented by not only voice but also text message service and data service in accordance with the advantage of the mobile communication terminal that is not restricted by time and place. Many kinds of data applications have been developed in order to enjoy data services more conveniently while using mobile communication terminals not only for voice call services but also starting data services with wireless communication services.

  Mobile communication terminals have also been developed in the hardware field along with the development of the software field. Initially, mobile communication terminals centered on voice call services did not have special functions. Mobile communication terminals have also been developed that have a function for listening to music in a communication terminal, can take a picture with a digital camera and store it, and have a function to receive and play a broadcast.

  Development of devices that can be supported not only by mobile communication terminals but also by mobile communication terminals has been promoted, and when the degree of utilization of mobile communication terminals to which each device is applied has increased dramatically, mobile communication terminals In order to support the effective use of the device, development of applications related to each device has been activated.

  As mobile communication terminals develop in this way, applications that improve the utilization of mobile communication terminals are making remarkable progress. Stores music files in mobile communication terminals using a wireless network or a wired cable, applications that manage photos and videos taken with mobile communication terminals from applications that allow various emoticons to be inserted in character services However, data applications are actually increasing in number, including applications that are played back.

  However, when a specific background image or music is always used when sending a message to a specific person, the specific background image and the specific music are repeatedly specified every time a message is created, or the specific background image and the specific music are specified. Even if the setting value is stored as a file, the user of the mobile communication terminal needs to improve after executing the application and selecting and loading the setting file.

  In addition, in the case of a camera shooting application, it is necessary to use different setting values when taking a landscape photo outdoors in the daytime and when taking a close-up photo indoors. There is a problem that the setting value must be changed.

  In order to solve such problems, the present invention provides a mobile communication terminal in which a mode state storage unit is mounted and a user of the mobile communication terminal executes an application to set a specific state. If the processor unit inside the machine generates a single string value and transfers it to the mode state storage unit, the key input unit of the mobile communication terminal requests a specific string value through the processor unit. It is an object of the present invention to provide a method and system for storing an application state using a mobile communication terminal that transmits a string value desired by a user of the communication terminal and stores the application state.

In order to achieve such an object, according to a first object of the present invention, there is provided a method for executing an application using a mobile communication terminal and storing an application parameter and an application state being executed. a) in the mobile communication terminal, if a user of the mobile communication terminal selects the application, determining whether the mobile communication terminal requires a wireless network connection; and (b) the application If the mobile network terminal requires the wireless network connection, the mobile communication terminal connects to the application providing server, searches the application database for the application requested by the mobile communication terminal, and transmits the application to the mobile communication terminal. Downloading, (c) the application If the application does not require the wireless network connection, a step of setting and confirming the application parameter (Parameter) required for the executed application, and (d) each of the step (b) and the step (c) After determining whether it is necessary to store 'shortcut' with respect to the application parameter and the application state; and (e) storing the 'shortcut' with respect to the application parameter and the application state. And storing the 'shortcut' in the mobile communication terminal by generating and storing a string value indicating the application parameter and the application state, and (f) the application Terminating the application with the service to be provided; (g) calling the string value stored in step (e) for the particular application, and calling the particular application with the application state indicated by the called string value; And setting the value of the application parameter indicated by the called string value to be input and selected, wherein the step (e) includes the parameter of the application and the 'shortcut' of the application state. In storing, when the application operates in a plurality of steps, the application state represents one of the plurality of steps, and the application parameter is the transfer parameter. Represents the value entered by the user and selection of a communication terminal, the 'shortcut' stored in the step (e), the mobile communication terminal, wherein a plurality of application parameters can be respectively registered with Provides a way to store application state.

According to a second object of the present invention, there is provided a system for executing an application and storing an application parameter and an application state, wherein the mobile communication executes the application, sets the application parameter, and stores the application state. A terminal, a mobile communication network that enables the mobile communication terminal to download the application via a wireless network, and an application providing server that provides a search for the application to the mobile communication terminal through the mobile communication network The mobile communication terminal can connect to the web page provided by the application providing server through the mobile communication network, and the application providing server to the mobile communication terminal. When downloading the application, a subscriber database storing MIN and subscriber information of the mobile communication terminal, an application database storing various application data usable by the mobile communication terminal, A computer that connects to a web page provided by the application providing server using the Internet and selects the application required for the mobile communication terminal, and the application state operates in a plurality of steps. Represents one of the plurality of steps, the application parameter represents a value input and selected by a user of the mobile communication terminal, and the mobile communication terminal stores a specific application. The application state and calls the application parameters, the particular application, as well as with the application state of the call, and the state in which the value of the application parameters call is inputted and selected, the mobile communication terminal A system for storing an application state using a mobile communication terminal , wherein a plurality of application parameters can be respectively registered for the application state.

  According to the present invention, it is possible to load an application frequently used by a user of a mobile communication terminal by performing shortcut registration of an application setting value or an application providing server state without going through the previous stage. There is an effect to increase.

  Hereinafter, preferred embodiments of the present invention will be described in detail with reference to the accompanying drawings. First, in adding reference numerals to components in each drawing, it should be noted that the same components are given the same reference numerals as much as possible even if they are displayed on other drawings. Don't be. In the description of the present invention, if it is determined that a specific description of a related known configuration or function may obscure the gist of the present invention, a detailed description thereof will be omitted.

  FIG. 1 is a block diagram schematically illustrating a system of a mobile communication terminal that stores an application state according to a preferred embodiment of the present invention.

  In the process described later, the mobile communication terminal is a PDA (Personal Digital Assistant), cellular phone, PCS (Personal Communication Service) phone, GSM (Global System for Mobile) phone, W-CDMA (Wideband CDMA) phone, CDMA-2000. Phone and MBS (Mobile Broadband System) phone. Here, the MBS phone refers to a mobile phone used in the fourth generation system currently being discussed.

  The mobile communication terminal 100 storing the application state according to the present invention includes a processor unit 110, an LCD display unit 120, a wideband stereo codec 130, an audio output device 132, an audio input device 134, a key input unit 136, and a mode state storage unit 140. , Additional device processing unit 150, camera 152, voice codec 160, RLP codec 162, serial bus interface 164, and RF module 166.

  The processor unit 110 controls the overall functions of the mobile communication terminal 100. The mobile communication terminal 100 generally uses ARM7 or ARM9, and the mobile communication terminal 100 wireless communication network ( When an application is executed via the Wireless Communication Network, the application stage (Stage) and the application parameter (Parameter) are encoded (Encoding) to generate a single String value, and multiple application states Is generated by each string value, and is equipped with a platform API (Application Programming Interface) so that it can be used.

  The method of encoding the application state required for the present invention with a single string is judged to be sufficiently performed by a person having ordinary knowledge in the technical field to which the present invention belongs, and thus detailed description thereof is omitted. .

  The LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) display unit 120 includes an LCD control unit and an LCD. The LCD controller reads graphic data from the frame buffer and displays it on the LCD screen of the mobile communication terminal 100 according to a given format. The graphic data is transferred, and the LCD is a device for displaying the graphic data transferred from the LCD control unit.

  The wideband stereo codec 130 is a device that serves to convert audio data into an analog signal and send it to an audio output device.

  The audio output device 132 is a device that outputs audio data and is a speaker including an amplifier.

  The audio input device 134 is a microphone inside the mobile communication terminal 100.

  The key input unit 136 is an input device including a numeric key that can input a telephone number and a function key that is used to call a specific function when the mobile communication terminal 100 is used.

  The mode state storage unit 140 stores modes such as bell and vibration of the mobile communication terminal 100. When an application is executed using the mobile communication terminal 100, the processor unit 110 executes application parameters and application parameters. When the string value representing the current state is transferred and stored, the key input unit 136 searches the string value stored when calling the string value of a specific application through the processor unit 110, and desires This is a device for transferring a string value to the processor unit 110.

  The additional device processing unit 150 is a device that performs a data input / output processing function of a device (camera, camcorder, etc.) that is attached to the mobile communication terminal 100 or that can be additionally attached.

  The voice codec 160 is a vocoder that compresses voice data that enters through the processor unit 110 and sends it to the serial bus interface 164 to restore the voice data that enters through the serial bus interface 164. It plays a role of sending to the processor unit 110.

  An RLP (Radio Link Protocol) codec 162 plays a role of converting and restoring image data stored through the camera 152 into a format determined by the wireless data network before transferring it to the RF module.

  A serial bus interface (SBI) 164 serves to convert parallel data received from the voice codec 160 into serial data and transfer it to the RF module 166.

  The RF module 166 serves to convert serial data received through the serial bus interface 164 into an RF signal and transfer it to the radio base station 210.

  FIG. 2 is a diagram schematically illustrating a system for storing a state of a wireless network application using a mobile communication terminal according to a preferred embodiment of the present invention.

  A system for transferring data to a mobile communication terminal using a wireless network according to the present invention includes a mobile communication terminal 100, a mobile communication network 210, the Internet 220, an application providing server 230, a subscriber database 232, an application database 234, and A computer 240 is included.

  The mobile communication terminal 100 includes a wireless application protocol (WAP) that is a wireless Internet connection protocol, an MIE (Microsoft Internet Explorer) based on HTML using the HTTP protocol, and a handheld device transport protocol (HDTP). Connect to a web page provided by the application providing server 230 via the Internet 220 using an Internet connection browser such as Transport Protocol), NTT DOCOMO's i-Mode, or SK Telecom's 'NATE'. An application desired by the user of the communication terminal 100 is selected and downloaded. Of the Internet connection protocols used in the mobile communication terminal 100, MIE uses m-HTML contracted by slightly modifying HTML. In the case of i-Mode, MIE is a compact HTML (c-HTML) that is a subset of HTML. ).

  The mobile communication network 210 is roughly configured to include a radio base station 212 and a mobile communication switching center 214, and plays a role of relaying voice signals and data signals of the mobile communication terminal 100.

  The radio base station 212 transfers the location information of the mobile communication terminal 100, the registrant information, and the data communication request signal from the mobile communication terminal 100 to the mobile communication switching center 214, and the base station transfer device, base station controller And a repeater (Enhancer: not shown), etc., and supports all synchronous and asynchronous methods.

  The base station transfer device can obtain information such as latitude and longitude where the base station transfer device is located from GPS (Global Positioning System: not shown), and forward link the position information of such base station transfer device. The information is transmitted to the mobile communication terminal 100 through a system parameter message of the calling channel. The mobile communication terminal 100 can register new position information by calculating the movement distance of the mobile communication terminal 100 using the position information of the base station transfer device of the cell to which the mobile communication terminal 100 belongs.

  The location registration is a processing procedure for notifying the mobile communication switching center 214 of the location, status, identifier, slot period, and other characteristics of the mobile communication terminal 100 through the base station transfer device. This is a procedure for enabling the mobile communication terminal 100 to be called effectively when setting an incoming signal to the device 100. Such location registration of the mobile communication terminal 100 is performed when the mobile communication terminal 100 is turned on or off, when the mobile communication terminal 100 moves between the mobile communication switching centers 214, and when the mobile communication terminal 100 is moved. Implemented when parameters of machine 100 are changed.

  The base station controller controls the base station transfer device, assigns and releases a radio channel to the mobile communication terminal 100, controls transmission output of the mobile communication terminal 100 and the base station transfer device, inter-cell soft handoff (Soft Handoff), and It performs hard handoff determination, transcoding and vocoding, GPS clock distribution, operation and maintenance functions for base stations, and so on. Further, the base station controller transfers the subscriber information of the mobile communication terminal 100 whose location is registered to the mobile communication switching center 214. The base station controller transmits a data communication request signal transmitted from the mobile communication terminal 100 through the base station transfer unit to the mobile communication switching center 214.

  The mobile communication switching center 214 performs basic and supplementary service processing, subscriber incoming and outgoing call processing, location registration procedure and handoff procedure processing, and functions linked to other networks. The mobile communication switching center 214 of the IS-95 A / B / C system includes an ASS (Access Switching Subsystem) that performs distributed call processing functions and an INS (Interconnection Network Subsystem) that performs centralized call processing functions. Subsystems such as CCS (Central Control Subsystem) responsible for centralized operation and maintenance functions, and LRS (Location Registration Subsystem) performing information storage and management functions for mobile subscribers.

  If the location registration of the mobile communication terminal 100 is performed through the radio base station 212, the mobile communication switching center 214 temporarily stores the subscriber information of the mobile communication terminal 100 in the visitor location register, The location registration device is requested to register the location of the mobile communication terminal 100.

  The mobile switching center 214 for the 3rd and 4th generations can include an ATM (Asynchronous Transfer Mode) switch (not shown), but the ATM switch uses the transfer rate and line usage by packet transfer in units of cells. Increase efficiency.

  The computer 240 connects to the Internet 220 via a modem or a LAN, searches for and selects an application desired by the user of the mobile communication terminal 100 from a web page provided from the application providing server 230, and receives the selected application. An application download signal is sent to the mobile communication terminal 100 so that Mosaic invented by NCSA to connect to the Internet 220 via the computer 240, Netscape Navigator, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Sun Microsystem Web browsing such as the company's hot Java, Opera Software's Opera and Lynx for Unix systems.

  The Internet 220 is a communication network that provides a connection path so that the mobile communication terminal 100 can connect to the application providing server 230 via the mobile communication switching center 214 and transmit / receive data when connected to the wireless Internet. Alternatively, when connecting to the wired Internet through the computer 240, a connection path is provided so that data transfer can be easily performed through a web browser.

  The user of the mobile communication terminal 100 can connect to the application providing server 230 through the system as described above, and the user can search for, select, and download an application necessary for the mobile communication terminal 100.

  When the user of the mobile communication terminal 100 connects to the application providing server 230, the application providing server 230 uses the data stored in the application database 234 registered in the website as the mobile communication terminal 100 of the subscriber or the subscriber. Provide to computer 240.

  In addition, when the user of the mobile communication terminal 100 connects to the application providing server 230 via the wired Internet using the computer 240 and downloads the application, the MIN of the mobile communication terminal 100 must be separately input. Don't be. On the other hand, when the mobile communication terminal 100 is used to connect to the application providing server 230 through the wireless Internet, the data stored in the application providing server 230 is connected to the mobile terminal without inputting a MIN separately. It is stored together with the MIN of the communication terminal 100.

  The subscriber database 232 stores basic personal information of the subscriber who uses the mobile communication terminal 100, MIN, and information of data input by the subscriber (data name, data path, data size, etc.).

  On the other hand, the subscriber database 232 and the application database 234 may be a relational database management system (RDBMS) such as Oracle, Infomix, Sybase, or DB2, Gemston, Orion ( Orion, or Object-Oriented Database Management System (OODBMS) such as O2 and XML Native Database such as Excelon, Tamino, or Sekaiju It can be embodied to suit the purpose and has the appropriate fields or elements to accomplish its function.

  Since it is judged that the construction and management of the database necessary for the present invention can be sufficiently performed by a person having ordinary knowledge in the technical field to which the present invention belongs, detailed description thereof will be omitted.

  First, the application providing server 230 has a function of providing an application to the user of the mobile communication terminal 100 through the wireless Internet or the wired Internet. That is, the application providing server 230 is constructed in a web language such as HTML (Hyper Text Markup Language) or WML (Wireless Markup Language) that enables a user of the mobile communication terminal 100 to search and download a desired application. Operate websites for wired and wireless connections.

  The user of the mobile communication terminal 100 uses the wireless Internet of the mobile communication terminal 100 or connects to the application providing server 230 through the wired Internet using the computer 240 and stores it in the application database 234 connected to the application providing server 230. You can search for and select applications that have been downloaded.

  The application database 234 is a device that stores a necessary application in the mobile communication terminal using a supplier ID (Identifier) given by the mobile communication company by a company that supplies the necessary application to the mobile communication terminal. The server 230 provides a web page where the user of the mobile communication terminal can search for and download the application in the application database 234.

  FIG. 3 is a screen illustrating a process of storing an application state using a mobile communication terminal according to a preferred embodiment of the present invention.

  The user uses the mobile communication terminal 100 to connect to the wireless Internet through an Internet connection menu, for example, ‘NET’ of SK Telecom. When a menu appears on the screen as shown in 3A, it is possible to select an application of content desired by the top-down method. For 3B, select '4. It is a screen showing a music / picture / movie 'menu. Three buttons of “confirmation, menu, and upper” are generated in the lower part of the screen while being carried over to the screen of 3B. If the desired content is selected in 3B and the confirmation is confirmed, the service recording screen related to 'bell sound download' is displayed on the mobile communication terminal 100 as in 3C. When a user uses a wireless application through the mobile communication terminal 100, a screen that allows the user to select the menu and register the state of the wireless application as a shortcut so that the bell sound download service can be used without using the steps 3A and 3B. 3D. If the application state is stored in the “shortcut” on the 3D screen, the user of the mobile communication terminal 100 immediately goes to the 3C screen without going through the steps 3A and 3B when executing the application in the future. Can move.

  3E is a screen on which the user of the mobile communication terminal 100 uses the color mail menu of the mobile communication terminal 100 in order to use the color mail. For color mail, various settings can be made according to the user's taste, such as 3F, 3G, and 3H, and the user of the mobile communication terminal 100 selects various settings according to the user's taste, After completing the character input on the 3I screen in which the set value is reflected, the color mail is transferred. The menu at the bottom of the 3I screen can be selected to activate the 3D shortcut screen to store the color mail setting status, and several types of patterns other than one pattern can be stored in the shortcuts as needed. The 3I screen can be called immediately.

  FIG. 4 is a flowchart illustrating a process of storing and executing an application state using a mobile communication terminal according to a preferred embodiment of the present invention.

  A user of the mobile communication terminal 100 selects a message application to send characters using the mobile communication terminal 100, downloads a bell sound, music, a background image, and the like to the mobile communication terminal 100, Various applications can be selected, such as selecting a wireless network application, to perform weather, shopping, news, and chat (S400).

  When the user of the mobile communication terminal 100 selects an application, the mobile communication terminal 100 determines whether the application selected by the user requires a wireless network connection (S402).

  If the application selected by the user of the mobile communication terminal 100 requires a wireless network connection, the mobile communication terminal 100 connects to the application providing server 230 provided by the mobile communication company through the mobile communication network 210 to connect to the application database 234. The application desired by the user of the mobile communication terminal 100 is retrieved and transferred to the mobile communication terminal 100 (S404).

  When the application selected by the user of the mobile communication terminal 100 does not require a wireless network connection, the user of the mobile communication terminal 100 sets and confirms a parameter necessary for the selected application after executing the application. (S406).

  When the transfer of the corresponding application download help is completed in the application providing server 230, the user of the mobile communication terminal 100 checks the state of the application providing server 230 and determines whether shortcut registration is necessary (S408).

  If it is determined that shortcut registration is required for the application setting value or the current state of the application providing server 230, the user of the mobile communication terminal 100 uses the menu on the screen of the mobile communication terminal 100 to perform mobile communication. The application parameter or the current state of the application providing server 230 is selectively registered in the shortcut key and the shortcut icon of the terminal 100 (S410).

  When the shortcut registration is completed, the user of the mobile communication terminal 100 uses the service provided by the application, and then ends the application (S412).

  When a shortcut is registered for an application setting value or the current state of the application providing server 230, a screen storing the parameters of the corresponding application can be immediately loaded (loading) in the future, and the current state of the application providing server 230 is not in the previous stage. The user can select an application desired by the user of the mobile communication terminal 100, and a plurality of parameters can be registered as shortcuts.

  The above description is merely illustrative of the present invention, and a person having ordinary knowledge in the technical field to which the present invention belongs does not depart from the essential characteristics of the present invention. Various modifications are possible. Therefore, the embodiments disclosed in the present specification are not intended to limit the present invention but to explain them, and the spirit and scope of the present invention are not limited by such embodiments. The scope of the present invention should be understood by the following claims, and it should be understood that all technologies within the scope equivalent thereto are included in the scope of the present invention.

1 is a block diagram schematically illustrating a system for storing an application state in a mobile communication terminal according to a preferred embodiment of the present invention. 1 is a diagram schematically illustrating a system for storing a state of a wireless network application using a mobile communication terminal according to a preferred embodiment of the present invention. 4 is a screen illustrating a process of storing an application state using a mobile communication terminal according to a preferred embodiment of the present invention. 5 is a flowchart illustrating a process of storing and using an application state using a mobile communication terminal according to a preferred embodiment of the present invention.

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  1. A method of executing an application using a mobile communication terminal and storing an application parameter and an application state being executed,
    (A) In the mobile communication terminal, if a user of the mobile communication terminal selects the application, determining whether the mobile communication terminal requires a wireless network connection;
    (B) If the application requires the wireless network connection, the mobile communication terminal connects to an application providing server, searches the application database for the application requested by the mobile communication terminal, and the mobile communication terminal. Downloading the application to a machine;
    (C) if the application does not require the wireless network connection, setting and checking the application parameters (Parameter) required for the executed application;
    (D) after each of the steps (b) and (c), determining whether a 'shortcut' storage needs to be performed regarding the application parameters and the application state;
    (E) If it is necessary to store the 'shortcut' with respect to the application parameter and the application state, a string value indicating the application parameter and the application state is generated and stored. Storing the 'shortcut' in a mobile communication terminal;
    (F) ending the application using a service provided by the application;
    (G) Recalling the string value stored in step (e) for a specific application, setting the specific application to the application state indicated by the called string value, and the application indicated by the called string value A parameter value is entered and selected; and
    Including
    The step (e) includes storing the application parameters and the 'shortcut' of the application state. When the application operates in a plurality of steps, the application state is one of the plurality of steps. One of represent steps, the application parameters, and display the value entered by the user and selection of the mobile communication terminal,
    A method of storing an application state using a mobile communication terminal , wherein a plurality of application parameters can be registered in the “shortcut” storage in the step (e) .
  2.   The mobile communication terminal of claim 1, wherein the step (e) generates the application parameter and the application state as a single string value using a URL (Uniform Resource Locator) encoding. Use to store application state.
  3.   3. The mobile communication terminal according to claim 2, wherein the generation of the string value is performed in the application, and the storage and selection of the string value is performed at a platform level. How to store.
  4. A system that executes an application and stores application parameters and application state,
    A mobile communication terminal that executes the application, sets the application parameters, and stores the application state;
    A mobile communication network that enables the mobile communication terminal to download the application via a wireless network;
    An application providing server for providing a search for the application to the mobile communication terminal through the mobile communication network;
    Internet for enabling the mobile communication terminal to connect to a web page provided by the application providing server through the mobile communication network;
    A subscriber database storing MIN and subscriber information of the mobile communication terminal when the application is downloaded from the application providing server to the mobile communication terminal;
    An application database storing various application data that can be used by the mobile communication terminal;
    A computer for selecting the application necessary for the mobile communication terminal by connecting to a web page provided by the application providing server using the Internet;
    Including
    When the application operates in a plurality of steps, the application state represents one of the plurality of steps, the application parameter represents a value input and selected by a user of the mobile communication terminal,
    For the specific application, the mobile communication terminal calls the stored application state and the application parameter, sets the specific application to the calling application state, and inputs the value of the called application parameter. As selected ,
    A system for storing an application state using a mobile communication terminal, wherein the mobile communication terminal can register a plurality of application parameters for the application state.
  5. The mobile communication terminal is
    Includes processor unit, LCD display unit, wideband stereo codec, audio output device, audio input device, key input unit, mode state storage unit, additional device processing unit, camera, voice codec, RLP codec, serial bus interface, and RF module And when the mobile communication terminal executes the application through the wireless network, the processor unit encodes the application parameter and the application state to generate a string value, A platform API (Application Programming Interface) is installed so that an application state can be generated and used with each of the string values, and the mode state storage unit stores the bell of the mobile communication terminal. A mode such as vibration is stored, and when the application is executed using the mobile communication terminal, the processor unit stores the string value representing the application parameter and the application state as one. The system for storing an application state using the mobile communication terminal according to claim 4 .
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